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Outcome Health Announces First-ever Chief Compliance Officer

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Leader In Point of Care Technology Expands Executive Team

CHICAGO – January 16, 2019 – Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company focused on evolving the point of care experience for patients and physicians, today announced that John Vaughan has joined as Chief Compliance Officer. His appointment to the executive leadership team further underscores Outcome Health’s ongoing commitment to increase transparency and bring more rigor to its data measurement and reporting.

In this newly created role, Mr. Vaughan will focus on developing, implementing and overseeing compliance policies and procedures as part of the reinvigorated Corporate Compliance Program. This program was designed to foster compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as prevent, detect and take appropriate remedial measures to address any noncompliance.

“We have made great strides to define new industry standards for point of care,” said Matt McNally, Chief Executive Officer, Outcome Health. “We have invested in third-party independent auditing of all our content by Business Publications Audit (BPA), and we are engaged in a collaboration with Nielsen to better understand our audience. These relationships ensure we maintain the highest standards of measurement and performance with every stakeholder, raising the bar for the entire industry. John’s deep healthcare knowledge, and experience working for some of the largest pharmaceutical companies made him the ideal candidate to help take Outcome Health into the future.”

Mr. Vaughan joins Outcome Health from the Danaher Dental Platform, where he served as Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Danaher, John held various Corporate Counsel and Compliance roles for Genentech, Johnson & Johnson, Hospira, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Shire. He brings to Outcome Health his extensive background in Commercial Compliance, Government Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, as well as Pricing and Reimbursement.

“I am thrilled to join Outcome Health and to partner with Matt and the rest of the leadership team to ensure we operate with the greatest quality, efficiency and integrity,” said John Vaughan. “In so doing, we can truly transform the point of care experience for everyone involved.”

John received his B.A. degree in History and Political Science from McGill University in Quebec, Canada, and he received his J.D. from Rutgers University of Law in Newark, N.J. In his new role, Mr. Vaughan will report to Seth Darmstadter, General Counsel of Outcome Health.

 

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Announces Partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America Foundation

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Organizations Collaborate to Raise Awareness for Flu Vaccination

CHICAGO – November 26, 2018 – Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company focused on evolving the point-of-care experience, today announced a partnership with the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation. The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. IDSA represents a community of more than 11,000 physicians, scientists and other health care professionals who specialize in infectious diseases. Outcome Health and the IDSA Foundation will launch a nationwide campaign raising awareness of the importance of flu vaccination and reach patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals at the point of care.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 80,000 Americans died of the flu in the winter of 2017-2018, the highest toll from seasonal flu in more than a decade.

“Anyone can get the flu–even healthy people–and serious problems related to flu can happen at any age, but some people are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications if they get sick,” said Bill Powderly, MD, FIDSA, IDSA Foundation Chair. “This includes people 65 years and older, people of any age with certain chronic medical conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, or heart disease, as well as pregnant women, and children younger than 5 years.”

The IDSA Foundation’s conFLUsion campaign was created to dispel many misconceptions people have about flu. Outcome Health will distribute this content across its platform, which includes technologies such as waiting room TV screens, which can promote specialty-specific content and deliver lifestyle management videos to patients pre-consultation, and exam room wallboards, which offer access to 3D anatomical renderings for use during the consultation.

“Immunization is the most effective way to prevent influenza, and all people over 6 months of age are recommended to get the vaccine,” said IDSA member Kathryn Edwards, MD, FIDSA, professor of pediatrics in the division of infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. “Everyone should receive their vaccine before the influenza season begins this winter. The flu vaccine is available from health care providers now.”

“Outcome Health is committed to partnering with leaders in healthcare,” said Matt McNally, Chief Executive Officer at Outcome Health. “Given how preventable the spread of flu can be, this collaboration with the IDSA Foundation ensures that their expertise reaches patients at their most critical moments of care.”

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About the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the IDSA Foundation 
IDSA’s purpose is to improve the health of individuals, communities, and society by promoting excellence in patient care, education, research, public health, and prevention relating to infectious diseases (ID). Since its inception, the IDSA Foundation has taken major steps to reduce the devastating impact infectious diseases have had on humanity by empowering the next generation of ID leaders, investing in research, and advocating for patient care. All of us are vulnerable to infectious diseases, from drug-resistant superbugs to the next influenza pandemic. We believe ID specialists are the catalyst for reducing the burdens of infectious diseases. We know by increasing the number of well-trained ID professionals for tomorrow, we are ensuring there will be enough ID specialists equipped to take on the next infectious disease threat. Visit: www.idsafoundation.org/about/whats-id-got-to-do-with-me/influenza-flu to learn more about the campaign and to find your nearest vaccination provider.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network includes over 150,000 devices in more than 40,000 physician offices and health systems across the country, serving informative health content when it’s most relevant and most needed.

Outcome Health Announces Partnership with ZERO to Raise Awareness for Prostate Cancer

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Organizations Collaborate to Deliver Nationwide Campaign During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

CHICAGO – September 6, 2018 – Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company focused on evolving the point-of-care market, today announced a partnership with ZERO, a national nonprofit dedicated to building the first generation of men free from prostate cancer. The two organizations will launch a nationwide educational campaign to raise awareness for prostate cancer directly to patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals at the point of care.

According to the National Cancer Institute, one in nine American men will have prostate cancer during their lifetime. Outcome Health collaborated with ZERO to create a series of creative assets (digital posters and videos) that will be deployed across its nationwide digital platform. The educational information in this campaign includes patient testimonials and resources for patient support.

“Finding prostate cancer when it is still at an early stage offers the best hope for saving lives,” said Jamie Bearse, CEO at ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer. “Our partnership with Outcome Health allows us to reach patients at point of care, when they’re with their doctor making the most important decisions about their health. It is critical for them to know they’re not alone.”

“ZERO has mobilized a community of people working tirelessly to end prostate cancer for good,” said Matt McNally, CEO of Outcome Health. “Outcome is proud to support their mission by providing patients with education, resources and access to mentor groups.”

In recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in August, Outcome Health will distribute this content across its platform, which includes technologies such as Waiting Room TV screens, which can promote specialty-specific content and deliver lifestyle management videos to patients’ pre-consultation, and Exam Room Wallboards, which offers access to 3D anatomical renderings for use during the consultation.

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About Zero
ZERO — The End of Prostate Cancer is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. ZERO advances research, improves the lives of men and families, and inspires action. We’re building Generation ZERO, the first generation of men free from prostate cancer, through our national run/walk series, education and patient support programs, and grassroots advocacy. ZERO is a 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization recognized with four out of four stars by Charity Navigator, accredited by the Better Business Bureau, with regional chapters across the country. We dedicate 85 cents of every dollar to research and programs. For more information, visit www.zerocancer.org.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network includes over 150,000 devices in more than 40,000 physician offices and health systems across the country, serving informative health content when it’s most relevant and most needed.

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Outcome Health Announces Partnership with American Liver Foundation to Promote Updated Screening Recommendations for Hepatitis C

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Organizations Collaborate to Deliver Nationwide Campaign to Raise Awareness For Hepatitis and Other Liver Diseases

CHICAGO – August 14, 2018 – Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company focused on evolving the point-of-care market, today announced a partnership with the American Liver Foundation (ALF), a non-profit organization that promotes liver health and disease prevention, to raise awareness of liver disease, specifically hepatitis C. The two organizations will launch a nationwide campaign to promote the recently updated hepatitis C screening recommendations to patients in physician offices.

“Hepatitis C is curable for more than 95 percent of people who undergo treatment, but 80 percent of people are unaware they are living with the disease,” said Tom Nealon, President and CEO of the American Liver Foundation. “Therefore, it is critical that we reach patients with the most up-to-date information about this potentially deadly illness so they can understand their risk and get tested. This partnership with Outcome Health allows us to reach Americans at a critical point in their care when they’re in their physicians’ office assessing their options.”

Outcome Health will deploy a series of creative assets (like digital posters) to educate and inform both patients and healthcare professionals across its nationwide digital platform. The educational information in this campaign includes the updated screening guidelines along with basic information about hepatitis and other liver diseases.

“Fifty-five million people across the world don’t know that they are living with hepatitis C,” said Matt McNally, Chief Executive Officer at Outcome Health. “By amplifying this message in partnership with the American Liver Foundation, we can encourage more patients to talk to their doctors about getting tested, and facilitate disease prevention.”

Outcome Health will distribute this message to all Exam Room Wallboards across its nationwide network. These digital touch screens offer access to 3D anatomical renderings for use during the consultation. Physicians can zoom, rotate and annotate body systems and disease states to give patients a personalized visual of their health.

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About American Liver Foundation 
Founded in 1976, the American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation’s largest patient advocacy organization for people with liver disease. ALF reaches more than 2 million individuals each year with health information, education and support services via its national office, 16 U.S. divisions and an active online presence. Recognized as a trusted voice for liver disease patients, ALF also operates a national toll-free helpline (800-GO-LIVER), educates patients, policymakers and the public, and provides grants to early-career researchers to help find a cure for all liver diseases. ALF is celebrating more than 40 years of turning patients into survivors. For more information about ALF, please visit www.liverfoundation.org.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Collaborates with Nielsen to Deliver Audience Qualification Ratings for Point-of-Care Industry

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Ongoing study brings more rigor around qualifying viewers and upholds Outcome Health’s commitment to setting industry standards

CHICAGO, IL and NEW YORK, NY – August 09, 2018 – Outcome Health, a healthcare innovation company focused on evolving the point-of-care market, today announced that it has collaborated with Nielsen, a leading global information and measurement company, to deliver audience qualification ratings for its point-of-care network. The study qualified patient and companion traffic in the waiting room and exams rooms and measured engagement, wait times and sentiment at a national level across key specialties including cardiology, pediatrics and oncology. The study revealed that 85% of viewers who visited a doctor’s office with an Outcome Health TV in the waiting room noticed the TV in the waiting room.

“We’ve made it our responsibility to define industry standards for the point-of-care space while continuing to evolve it,” said Matt McNally, Chief Executive Officer at Outcome Health. “This study with Nielsen brings more rigor around how we qualify our audience and the data we communicate to our customers, to ensure we maintain the highest standards of measurement, performance and transparency with every stakeholder. From the study, we learned that some patients can spend on average over 30 minutes in the exam room; therefore, we are re-examining how we can improve the overall workflow, while providing engaging and relevant content experiences during this critical and emotional time.”

Outcome Health’s digital network includes over 150,000 devices (waiting room TV screens, patient tablets, and touch screen wallboards) in more than 40,000 physician offices and health systems across the country1. Using the platform, patients and healthcare professionals receive relevant, health-related content along with contextual advertising at multiple touch points in the waiting and exam rooms. Outcome Health is currently the only point-of-care network working directly with Nielsen to qualify its audience traffic.

“We are pleased to collaborate with Outcome Health to provide Nielsen audience measurement services”, said George Brady, VP of Nielsen OnLocation. “Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to provide networks with valuable insights that help our clients, like Outcome Health, better understand the make-up of their audience and the behaviors and attitudes towards its media platforms so Outcome Health can successfully engage with patients, providers and caregivers.”

Through Outcome Health’s commitment to ongoing Nielsen measurement, it will receive quarterly audience report updates.

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About Nielsen
Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation, continually developing new ways to answer the most important questions facing the media, advertising, retail and fast-moving consumer goods industries. An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 100 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network includes over 150,000 devices in more than 40,000 physician offices and health systems across the country, serving informative health content when it’s most relevant and most needed.

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Outcome Health Announces Matt McNally as CEO

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Former Chief Media Officer of Publicis Health Brings Record of Success & Innovation to Leader in Point-of-Care Advertising

NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 — Outcome Health, a technology company that provides health education at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes, announces that veteran advertising executive Matt McNally will become its Chief Executive Officer on June 25. McNally was selected to oversee the company’s ongoing transformation based on his proven record of success and leadership.

McNally previously served as Chief Media Officer at Publicis Health and President of Digitas Health North America. In this role, McNally led a team of approximately 700 creative and strategic professionals focused on connecting healthcare brands with relevant patient, caregiver and healthcare professional audiences.

Throughout his career, McNally has guided clients to maximize their impact through periods of rapidly changing audience behavior. He has successfully helped clients shift their approach to media from simply a planning and buying space to a strategic function that leverages new methods of communication and technologies. For three years in a row, PharmaVOICE named him to the PharmaVOICE 100, as one of the most influential people in the life sciences industry, and in 2016 he received the Gold Award for MM&M Agency Marketer of the Year.

Based on his work with Outcome Health while at Publicis, McNally starts in this new role with an in-depth understanding of Outcome Health’s powerful point-of-care platform. The recruitment of McNally is the latest example of Outcome Health’s ongoing commitment to its mission of improving outcomes for all stakeholders in the health community.

“I am excited about the opportunity to build on the operational transformation currently underway at Outcome Health as we work closely with our advertising and healthcare partners to deliver impactful information at points of care nationwide,” said McNally. “I believe deeply in Outcome Health’s mission and I look forward to working with our talented leadership team as we lead the business into its next chapter.”

“Matt’s deep industry knowledge and proven record of success make him the ideal candidate to drive increased customer confidence and execute our vision,” said Matthew Ray, who was recently named Chairman of Outcome Health’s Board of Managers.

Founders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal have resigned from the board, citing a desire to provide clear leadership transition for the new management team. They have also expressed support for the appointment of McNally as CEO.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health’s mission is to activate the best health outcome possible for every person in the world through technologies that change behavior to positively shape the human condition. Founded in 2006, Outcome Health serves health information and health intelligence during critical moments of care to enable patients and physicians to make the best healthcare decision possible. Across the country, Outcome Health has over 150,000 digital devices and a presence in over 40,000 physician offices and health systems in its BPA certified network.

The Genius of Play Partners with Outcome Health to Educate Patients on the Importance of Play

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Families Visiting Pediatrician Offices Across the U.S. Will Learn Facts about Play and Discover Fun Play Ideas

New York, NY – June 15, 2018 – The Genius of Play, a national movement to raise awareness about play’s critical role in child development and encourage more play in children’s lives, today announced its partnership with Outcome Health, a technology company that provides education at the moment of care to improve health outcomes. Through this partnership, The Genius of Play will provide content to air on waiting room TVs and digital wallboards in exam rooms in more than 200 pediatric offices across the U.S.

“The waiting room of a doctor’s office is an ideal place to reach parents and educate them on the importance of play,” said Anna Yudina, director of marketing initiatives at The Toy Association, the organization that spearheads The Genius of Play. “Given the average wait time to see a doctor is 20 minutes, The Genius of Play’s videos and infographics will help make the wait go faster by offering parents information about the role of play in healthy child development, as well as fun play ideas that have lifelong benefits for kids.”

As families wait for a doctor to see them, the exam room wallboard will display facts about the importance of play and direct them to The Genius of Play website for play ideas that they can utilize while they wait. TheGeniusofPlay.org/PlayIdeas features free, fun, and easy play ideas, sortable by a child’s age and benefit of play.

“Research shows that through play, children learn how to interact with others and reach critical developmental milestones,” said Renee Tulenko, senior vice president at Outcome Health. “By partnering with The Genius of Play, Outcome Health can reach parents across the country with this research, and arm them with information around the importance of play.”

The program will run from June 15 to September 15. For additional information and play ideas, visit TheGeniusofPlay.org.

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About The Genius of Play
The Genius of Play is a national movement to raise awareness of play’s vital role in child development, spearheaded by the Toy Association. Deeply rooted in research and facts, The Genius of Play is a leading resource on the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of play that serve children throughout their lives. The Genius of Play enables today’s busy parents and caretakers to use the power of play to help raise a happier, healthier, and more productive next generation. Visit www.TheGeniusOfPlay.org for easily accessible play ideas and tips, expert advice, and other play resources. It’s More Than Play!

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Announces Partnership with Fatherly to Bring Parenting Advice to Point-of-Care

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Nationwide campaign will deliver educational video content across digital platform into physician offices

CHICAGO – June 5, 2018 – Outcome Health, a technology company that provides health education at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes, today announced a partnership with Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads. Through this partnership with Outcome Health, Fatherly can distribute its health-related video content via a digital platform – specifically waiting room TV screens – to physician practices across the country.

“Fatherly readers rely on our stories, which combine true journalism with research-driven tips, for each facet of their life,” said Mike Rothman, CEO & Co-Founder at Fatherly. “By partnering with Outcome Health, we can deliver valuable parenting advice and useful information to fathers and patients across the country, at a time when they need it most.”

Fatherly’s content includes research and insights from some of the top institutions and healthcare professionals to deliver information that is both educational and entertaining.

“We are thrilled to announce Fatherly as a content partner,” said Nandini Ramani, Chief Operating Officer at Outcome Health. “By providing patients – in this case, fathers – with actionable information at point of care, we can truly impact their lives and the health and wellbeing of their children, too.”

In recognition of Men’s Health Month in June, Outcome Health will launch the campaign with a series of videos addressing a range of topics including sleep disorders, ADHD and postpartum depression among fathers. Outcome Health will deliver this message to all pediatric providers across its nationwide network.

Outcome Health’s platform includes technology such as the Waiting Room TV, which can promote specialty-specific content and deliver lifestyle management videos to patients’ pre-consultation.

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About Fatherly:
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. Through original video series, deep dive reports, podcasts and events, Fatherly provides its audience with expert-driven tools that empower men to raise great kids and lead more fulfilling adult lives. Visit Fatherly.com, follow the brand on FacebookTwitter and Instagram and check out The Fatherly Podcast here.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Announces New Board Members

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Appointments Demonstrate Company’s Commitment to Best-In-Class Governance & Operational Excellence

CHICAGO – May 31, 2018 – Outcome Health (“Outcome” or the “company”) today announced the appointment of four new members to its Board of Managers (“Board”). Outcome is a technology company that provides health education at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes. The new board will provide guidance and oversight, working in partnership with executive leadership as the company continues to focus on its mission of improving outcomes for all stakeholders in the health community, including patients, caregivers and life sciences companies.

 Joining the Board are directors with experience across a range of relevant sectors including digital media, life sciences, software, analytics, communications and the financial services industries with broad expertise in leading organizations through transformations. The new board members include:

  • Mike Gamson: Senior Vice President of Global Solutions for LinkedIn
  • Robert Pelzer: Former President of Novartis Corporation
  • Matthew Ray: Founder and Managing Partner of Portage Point Partners and previous Co-founder of Victory Park Capital
  • Robert A. Schriesheim: Current Chairman of Truax Partners LLC and previous CFO of Sears Holding Corporation

The new board members released the following statement: “We are excited about working with the talented team at Outcome Health to provide doctors, patients and our business partners with a verifiable and dependable platform. We are gaining momentum as we focus on reestablishing trust in the marketplace and building on our commitment to operational excellence.”

The new appointments are a continuation of Outcome’s commitment to governance, transparency and operational excellence which includes receiving the first point-of-care industry independent certification in accordance with BPA Worldwide rules for audience qualification. Outcome also joined the International Advertising Bureau to lead the development of the most rigorous platform and campaign audit standards in the industry. The company now offers every customer a third-party proof of performance audit on any campaign. Additionally, investments in new technology and automation have significantly improved measuring campaign effectiveness.

Biographies of the new Outcome Health board members are included below:

Mike Gamson is Senior Vice President, Global Solutions for LinkedIn where he leads the Global Solutions Organization (GSO) across the company’s 30 offices worldwide. The GSO includes various functions ranging from field sales and professional services representatives, to research analysts, account managers and operational experts. Previously, Gamson was director of product marketing at Advent Software, a provider of enterprise software for investment managers, where he led the trading and order management business. Gamson began his career as an entrepreneur, founding a restaurant and boutique hotel which he eventually sold and joined Bank of America as a financial analyst. Gamson holds a BA from Amherst College.

 Robert Pelzer was President of Novartis Corporation from 2008 to 2013. Prior to that he was General Counsel of Novartis Pharma AG. Mr. Pelzer is currently a director of Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sierra Oncology, Inc. as well as number of private companies. He previously served on the board of Index Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He holds a B Comm and an LLB from the University of Alberta.

 Matthew Ray is the Founder and Managing Partner of Portage Point Partners where he has served as Chief Restructuring Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Lead Independent Director, Restructuring Committee Chairman and Strategic Advisor leading organizational, operational, financial and strategic transformations for middle market companies. Prior to founding Portage Point, Matt Co-Founded Victory Park Capital where he was a Senior Partner and one of three founding members responsible for multi-billion dollar asset growth comprising a diversified fund offering. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at Magnetar Capital and started his career in corporate and investment banking. Matt has served on 13 Boards of Directors and currently serves as a director of Ascent Aviation Services. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

 Robert A. Schriesheim is chairman of Truax Partners LLC and partners with institutional investors while serving on the boards of companies undergoing strategic and financial transformations with significant experience in the information services, software and communications sector. Previously Schriesheim was the CFO of a number of public companies ranging from approximately $1 billion to $40 billion in revenue, including retailer Sears Holdings Corporation, global human resource solutions provider Hewitt Associates and Lawson Software, a global ERP software provider. He has also served as a board director of 10 public companies and is currently a director of four publicly traded companies including, real estate company Forest City Realty Trust, international investment bank Houlihan Lokey, Inc., wireless provider NII Holdings Inc. (formerly Nextel International), semiconductor company Skyworks Solutions, Inc. and of privately held First Advantage, a global provider of analytics and outsourced talent solutions. Schriesheim has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Princeton University.

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About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Press Office
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Outcome Health Announces Partnership with Shatterproof to Break the Stigma Around Addiction

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Nationwide campaign will deliver educational and actionable information across digital platform into physician offices

CHICAGO – May 22, 2018 – Outcome Health, a technology company that provides health education at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes, today announced a partnership with Shatterproof, a national nonprofit organization committed to reducing the stigma associated with addiction. Through this partnership with Outcome Health, Shatterproof can deliver actionable healthcare intelligence to patients via a digital platform — specifically waiting room TVs and exam room wallboards — to physician practices across the country.

“Shatterproof is working to make sure every American has access to treatment based on proven research, without shame and stigma,” said Shannon Hartley, Chief Marketing Officer at Shatterproof. “By partnering with Outcome Health, we can get our evidence-based materials in front of patients while they’re with their doctors making some of the most important decisions about their health and lives.”

It is estimated that approximately 21 million Americans have a substance use disorder (SUD). In fact, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50, killing more Americans than car crashes and guns. According to Shatterproof, scientific evidence proves substance use disorder is indeed a chronic brain disease with viable treatments; despite the research, more than two-thirds of opioid treatment programs don’t even offer medication to the patient.

“The quality of treatment for substance use disorders is decades behind other chronic illnesses,” said Nancy Phelan, Senior Vice President of Life Sciences at Outcome Health. “Cancer and HIV are two diseases that were highly stigmatized for years but through education, the misperceptions have greatly reduced. Through this partnership with Shatterproof, we can reach patients at the point of the care with educational information to help break the stigma around addiction and ultimately save lives.”

Shatterproof recently convened a task force of leading addiction experts to work toward one goal: ensuring every American with a substance use disorder has access to treatment based on proven research. The group developed the National Principles of Care, a standard for addiction treatment based on research, and for the first time, 16 leading healthcare payers have agreed to unite around this standard. The educational resources deployed across Outcome Health’s nationwide platform will explain the science of addiction, include messages to break stigmas, and encourage patients to talk to their doctor about pain management options.

Outcome Health’s platform includes technologies such as the Waiting Room TV, which can promote specialty-specific content and deliver lifestyle management videos to patients’ pre-consultation. It also includes the Exam Room Wallboard, which offers access to 3D anatomical renderings for use during the consultation. Physicians can zoom, rotate and annotate body systems and disease states to give patients a personalized visual of their health.

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About Shatterproof
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation the disease of addiction causes families. Shatterproof works to end the stigma and foster a community of support, providing evidence-based resources to support prevention, treatment and recovery. Shatterproof advocates for changes in policy at the federal and state level and supports the development and implementation of evidence-based solutions for substance use disorders.

About Outcome Health
Outcome Health is a healthcare innovation company reinventing the point of care to facilitate better outcomes for patients, their loved ones, and healthcare professionals. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, health advocacy groups, leading content creators and brand sponsors, Outcome Health makes critical moments more impactful by bringing educational content into the physician’s office. Our BPA-certified digital network spans waiting, exam and infusion rooms across the country, serving relevant content when it’s most needed.

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Outcome Health Press Office
pressoffice@outcomehealth.com